No fewer than 600 teachers have been killed and 19,000 others displaced since terror sect, Boko Haram, began its violence campaign in the North-East, the Nigeria Union of Teachers said on Monday. The President of NUT, Michael Alogba, stated this in Abuja during the commemoration of this year’s World Teachers Day,
President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the commitment of teachers in Nigeria over their commitment and efforts in contributing to the country’s educational sector, while adding that his administration will improve the standard of teaching. The president made the statement at the World Teachers’ Day celebration in Abuja today, October 5,
(Yemi Alade announces new fashion collection. Photo: Filed) On November 5, 2015 award winning singer Yemi Alade and online jewelry retailer, Bland2Glam, will launch the first ever ‘Yemi Alade Collection’ at the Civic Centre in Lagos.
Sub-Saharan Africa will see its economic growth slow to a six-year low of 3.7 percent, on account of drops in oil prices and other commodities, and worsened by weak global conditions, the World Bank projects in its latest economic report.
The 2016 National Budget will include fresh policies and measures to encourage the rapid diversification of the Nigerian economy away from its current over-dependence on the oil and gas sector, President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed Monday in Abuja. He also assured that under his watch, Nigeria will not fall short of
Borno state Governor Kashim Shettima has disclosed the name of the official nominated as the deputy governor of the state. Shettima broke the news on Monday, October 5, through his spokesman Mallam Isa Gusau.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has approved 50 groups to observe the forthcoming Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections. The elections are scheduled for Saturday, November 21 and Saturday December 5, 2015 respectively. A letter signed by the Director of Elections and Party Monitoring Department, Mr Bala Shittu, indicated that 43 out of the
Oscar Pistorius will stay in jail after a decision to grant him parole was again delayed Monday, his lawyer told AFP, in a long battle over whether he should be released early from a prison sentence for killing his girlfriend. The post Pistorius to stay in jail as parole decision
The actress stepped out with her hubby, Benji Madden for a date night in West Hollywood on September 29 but there was something on his bald head that caught all the attention. If you thought Chris Brown's head tattoos were awkward, then wait till you see Cameron Diaz's husband's.
A Psychologist believes an holistic approach would be more productive as Nigeria battles to resolve its security challenges.Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Monday, Industrial Organisational Psychologist, (Rtd) Colonel Wilson Ijide, said that Nigeria still needs to better understand the true nature of the Boko Haram insurgency.
A 16-month-old boy miraculously survived after he had been decapitated in a near-death car accident in Maronbah, Queensland, Australia. Jackson Taylor was travelling with his mother and elder sister when their car smashed into an another vehicle at 70mph.
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd has announced the start-up of production from the Bonga Phase 3 project. This was contained in a statement issued and signed by Mr Precious Okolobo, the Corporate Media Relations Manager and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Monday.